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Google removes Paytm from Play Store for repeated violation of its policies
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Google removes Paytm from Play Store for repeated violation of its policies

A recent Google blog says that Play Store doesn’t allow online casinos or support any unregulated gambling apps that facilitate sports betting.

Epic Games sues Apple, Google for dropping Fortnite from app stores over payment policy violations
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Epic Games sues Apple, Google for dropping Fortnite from app stores over payment policy violations

Google said Fortnite will remain available on Android, just not through its app store.

Google to roll out way to buy Android app subscriptions outside the app itself
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Google to roll out way to buy Android app subscriptions outside the app itself

Users can choose to buy app subscriptions directly from its Play Store listing page, even if they do not have the app installed.

PUBG Mobile garners 20 million daily active users in six months, globally
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PUBG Mobile garners 20 million daily active users in six months, globally

PUBG announced that it has garnered 20 million active users within a span of six months, globally

Google Translate app is a hit with foreigners at the FIFA World Cup in Russia
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Google Translate app is a hit with foreigners at the FIFA World Cup in Russia

To cross the language barriers in Russia, World Cup fans have been actively using Google Translate.

Apps might be secretly recording what you are doing on your phones: Report
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Apps might be secretly recording what you are doing on your phones: Report

Researchers noticed apps recording your screen and sending its information to third-party apps.

Baba Ramdev's Patanjali launches messaging app Kimbho that has ambitions to take on WhatsApp
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Baba Ramdev's Patanjali launches messaging app Kimbho that has ambitions to take on WhatsApp

We took a look at the app and cannot help but notice its similarity to WhatsApp, 'its rival'.

Google brings audiobooks to Home: Here's how you can read..err listen to books on the smart speaker
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Google brings audiobooks to Home: Here's how you can read..err listen to books on the smart speaker

To invoke the audiobook, say, “Ok Google, read my book" to the Google Assistant on your phone or the Google Home.

Instagram's new Emoji Slider makes it easier for you to express precisely how emotional you feel about something
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Instagram's new Emoji Slider makes it easier for you to express precisely how emotional you feel about something

Responders can also slide the emoji bar to express themselves. The colour of the slider changes as you move towards the right, as does the size of the emoji

The Facebook Cambridge Analytica data scandal has brought the significance of data security to the forefront
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The Facebook Cambridge Analytica data scandal has brought the significance of data security to the forefront

People have slowly begun realising how their data is being used for purposes that are surreptitious in nature.

Google Maps is now available in 39 new languages for non-English speakers
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Google Maps is now available in 39 new languages for non-English speakers

Google Maps which has a worldwide reach, is one of the most common forms to navigate in a city and will be available in 39 languages.

Telegram and Telegram X iOS apps restored to App Store after several hours
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Telegram and Telegram X iOS apps restored to App Store after several hours

Telegram X was released as an exclusively Google Playstore app and not for Appstore. As of now this available only on Android.

Google Play Store removes 7,00,000 apps from its platform for violating guidelines; takes help of machine learning for this task
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Google Play Store removes 7,00,000 apps from its platform for violating guidelines; takes help of machine learning for this task

Google Playstore has not only removed these apps but also rejected the app developers who were involved in the developing these offensive apps.

Google brings Family Link app to help you monitor your child's online activity on Android devices; not available in India yet
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Google brings Family Link app to help you monitor your child's online activity on Android devices; not available in India yet

In a bid to provide a safe environment for children to surf the internet, Google has come with an app called Family Link .

WhatsApp is testing an option for demoting group administrators without deleting them
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WhatsApp is testing an option for demoting group administrators without deleting them

WhatsApp Group Info section has a "Dismiss as admin" option which allows an administrator to dismiss another one without removing him or her from the group.

Reliance Jio launches a web version of JioTV; does not require a Jio internet connection
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Reliance Jio launches a web version of JioTV; does not require a Jio internet connection

Unlike the Jio TV app on the mobile phone, the JioTV on the desktop can function with the help of internet service providers, other than Reliance Jio.

Google removes spyware app called Tizi from Google Play Store; affected devices notified
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Google removes spyware app called Tizi from Google Play Store; affected devices notified

Earlier variant of Tizi did not have rooting capabilities but it developed later on and thereafter started stealing sensitive information from devices.

Google warns app developers regarding violation of Accessibility Services meant for the disabled
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Google warns app developers regarding violation of Accessibility Services meant for the disabled

To better help users with disabilities, Android has a set of Accessibility Services that developers can use to improve their applications.

Android Oreo 8.0 found on a mere 0.2 percent of devices, while Marshmallow has 32 percent share
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Android Oreo 8.0 found on a mere 0.2 percent of devices, while Marshmallow has 32 percent share

Considering the fact, the new software update is yet to arrive in smartphones also, the software may see more devices running on it soon.

Android Wear beta based on Android Oreo announced; currently only available on LG Watch Sport
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Android Wear beta based on Android Oreo announced; currently only available on LG Watch Sport

The Android developers blog said that the beta program of the latest Android includes an app notification channel, where the users can choose the app they want to block or mute.